Are you looking for assistance in making energy improvements? You won’t want to miss this meeting! ...

Attention Businesses!! Are you a Kansas Manufacturer that could benefit from an Energy Audit? Do you have under 500 employees at your facility/shop and live in a city in Kansas with under 50,000 people? Could you benefit with both a grant and an energy audit that affords you the opportunity to upgrade your current equipment and lighting to energy efficient models? Have you been putting off the replacement of aging, sometimes inconsistent/unreliable equipment and lighting with more efficient equipment or automation for one reason or another? If you answered YES to any or all of these questions, you should attend this seminar, as there is no better time than NOW to get hands on energy assistance while saving time and money on these projects. MAMTC, along with our partners at Pittsburg State University, The Small Business Development Center of Kansas and the City of Iola are hosting two, no cost knowledge share seminars that teach you how you can apply for and benefit from the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP). The Award Winning Energy Expert and previous President of the International Association of Energy Engineers, Gary Hogsett will be leading the discussions. To learn more please plan to attend the following Seminars: Iola Lunch Seminar: Date: Tuesday April 10th Time: 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM Location: Allen County Courthouse 1 N. Washington Ave. Iola, KS Cost: There is no charge to Manufactures or Economic Developers. RSVP: jshea@mamtc.com Pittsburg State University Breakfast Seminar: Date: Wednesday April 11th Time: 8:30 AM until 10:00 AM Location: Pittsburg State University Kansas Technology Center S102 1701 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS Cost: There is no charge to Manufactures or Economic Developers RSVP: jshea@mamtc.com Additional questions or for further information, please contact Jaylene Shea, Regional Director MAMTC at 316 807 2149 or jshea@mamtc.com

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A grocery store could be making its way to Arma, Kansas, so residents wouldn't have to make their way to Pittsburg to buy food. We'll have the story tonight on KOAM TV & FOX14 TV-TELEVISION CITY #ARMA #OPPORTUNITYZONES

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December Meetings & Events


Monday, December 1: Anti-poverty Program Meeting – 9:30 a.m. (Chanute)
Casey Foundation Meeting – 3:00 p.m. (Lawrence)

Tuesday, December 2: KOAF Radio Interview – 8:00 a.m. (Ottawa)
Chanute Guiding Coalition Meeting – 12:00 p.m. (Chanute)

Wednesday, December 3: Pittsburg Guiding Coalition Meeting – 12:00 p.m. (Pittsburg)
Human Trafficking Event – 1:00 p.m. (Pittsburg)

Thursday, December 4: Anti-poverty Program Meeting with United Methodist Church – 9:30 a.m. (Fort Scott)
Generational Poverty Team Meeting – 3:00 p.m. (via conference call)

Friday, December 5: Poverty Simulation Workshop – 8:00 a.m. (Ottawa)
Ottawa Guiding Coalition Meeting – 12:30 p.m. (Ottawa)

Monday, December 8: Linn County Board of County Commissioners Update – 11:00 a.m. (Mound City)

Tuesday, December 2: Chautauqua County Board of County Commissioners Update – 9:00 a.m. (Sedan)

Thursday, December 11: Global Trade Day – 8:00 a.m. (Coffeyville)
Project 17 Core Group Meeting & Legislative Update Event – 1:30 p.m. (Iola)

Friday, December 12: Spring Hill Poverty Meeting – 10:30 a.m. (Spring Hill)

Monday, December 15: Greenwood County Board of County Commissioners Update – 10:00 a.m. (Eureka)

Tuesday, December 16: Crawford County Board of County Commissioners Update – 10:00 a.m. (Girard)



Broadband Survey

Broadband Availability Survey

Site Information

The City of Eureka and Project 17 are conducting outreach to the public, related to homes and businesses, to determine where lack of high-speed internet exists which may hinder economic development.

Internet Service Provider

Satisfaction, Cost, and Reliability

Please rate your level of satisfaction with your internet service.



Over the next five years, do you think your business will be pressured by demand to conduct business that requires a fast connection such as broadband?
Which (if any) of the following technologies does your company currently use or plan to use in the future?
If you have high-speed broadband, how satisfied are you with the following aspects of your broadband connection?
Please rank the following factors in order of importance when selecting an internet provider (1=most important to 4=least important).
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Start-Up Business Documents

Helpful resources to start or grow a new business.